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Mar 28, 2011 7:00pm EDT
any time soon? topper will let us know. and the nuclear fallout from japan has now been found in our neck of the woods. state officials say you don't have to worry about it. find out why. that's up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] with amazing innovation, driven by relentless competition, wireless puts the world at your command. ♪ >>> there are new problems tonight over japan's crippled nuclear plan. water has been found outside the plant. workers are trying to remove hundreds and tons of it. that water is sending radiation levels 100,000 times higher than normal and until the water is gone, the workers cannot restore the electric power they need to prevent the fuel rod from over heating and releasing more radiation. in the meantime, traces of nuclear fallout from japan are turning up in maryland rainwater. the state's health secretary says it's nothing to worry about. dr. joshua says you're exposed to more background radiation walking around and he warned residents who might want to buy that antiradiation medication, don't do that. >> in fact, i would say right now it would b
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to dom. but first, engineers in japan still are trying to cool down the nuclear reactors at the damaged power plant. when that may be finished. coming up next. from new figures out of japan shots earthquake and tsunami killed -- shows earthquake and tsunami killed more than 8800 people. engineers are trying to get the cooling systems restored to the nuclear power plant. smoke from two reactors forced another evacuation today and put the stop on repair work. official say getting the cooling system up and going to take weeks. but, the top u.s. nuclear regulator says the situation at plant actually appears to be stabilizing. >> today, all three units appeared to be in a stable condition. with sea walter injection is used to keep the reapartmentors cool -- reactors cool. >> for those who live near the complex unsafe levels of radiation has been found in food and trace amounts of radiation is found in tokyo's drinking water. the government officials claim the levels are too low to pose a risk. >>> that five cent dc bag tax could be coming to a store near you even if you don't live near dc. t
Mar 22, 2011 7:00pm EDT
levels, up next. >>> concerns about radiation contamination are spreading in japan. this as engineers are trying to repair the crippled nuclear power plant. water in one reactor storage pool is said to become dangerously hot and if that boils away, the exposed fuel rods could release more radiation. despite all that, u.s. troops are making humanitarian flights to areas that are deemed safe. pentagon officials say they are being cautious. >> we are watching it very carefully. we are very concerned about the health of our men and women in uniform. but also, deeply concerned about the well being of our japanese allies. >> traces of radiation have now been found in sea water, vegetables, and in milk. japanese government insists the levels are not dangerous. >>> federal investigators say united airline flight was allowed to take off last may despite signs during two earlier flights. the cockpit window was overheats and could cause a fire. this was a flight from new york to san francisco. had 112 people on board and documents say the pilots heard a hissing noise and saw flames shooting fr
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